Rachel Johnson, Boris' sister, seen arriving at the party in Gloucestershire

A family affair for Boris as sister Rachel arrives at he and Carrie’s wedding celebration party

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Boris Johnson’s close allies and family members have all been pictured arriving at the picturesque Cotswold venue where the thrice-wed Prime Minister and his wife are celebrating their nuptial with a festival-style party.

The Tory leader’s sister Rachel, their 81-year-old father Stanley and Minister for Brexit Opportunities Jacob Rees-Mogg have all reported in for Mr Johnson’s lavish party at the Grade I listed Daylesford House, Gloucestershire.

Friends and family will all join together in celebrating the marriage of Mr Johnson and his wife, Carrie, in the picturesque property that sits within 1,500 acres and boasts stunning amenities including a heart-shaped orchard, painstakingly manicured gardens, an 18th century orangery and a luxurious pool. 

Around 200 guests, including a dozen or so Conservative MPs, had started gathering at the idyllic mansion, owned by JCB founder and Tory megadonor Lord Bamford, for drinks from 5.30pm. 

Political allies including Ben Wallace, Amanda Milling, John Whittingdale and Jake Berry were all known to be attending this evening’s soiree. Australian actress Holly Vallance and her husband property mogul Nick Candy were also seen driving into the grounds in a Rolls Royce on Saturday evening.

Those in attendance will be able to relax on hay bales and benches placed outside the marquee and eat and drink at casks and small tables as they enjoy views across vast meadows and orchards. 

Anti-Brexit protestor Steve Bray, who turned up to demonstrate with a ‘Corrupt Tory Government’ sign outside the venue that will host the Prime Minister’s celebration, was moved on by police officers early on Saturday afternoon.

Boris and Carrie secretly married last year in front of just 30 guests at a church in Westminster during the Covid pandemic. It’s thought they had hoped to celebrate their special day in style for some time, with a succession of political crises forcing repeated postponements.

Rachel Johnson, Boris' sister, seen arriving at the party in Gloucestershire

Rachel Johnson, Boris’ sister, seen arriving at the party in Gloucestershire

Stanley Johnson, Boris' father was also seen arriving at Daylesford House in Gloucestershire, for the couple's first wedding anniversary

Stanley Johnson, Boris' father was also seen arriving at Daylesford House in Gloucestershire, for the couple's first wedding anniversary

Stanley Johnson, Boris’ father was also seen arriving at Daylesford House in Gloucestershire, for the couple’s first wedding anniversary

Stanley Johnson is pictured sharing a laugh ahead of celebrating his son's first year of marriage with Carrie Johnson

Stanley Johnson is pictured sharing a laugh ahead of celebrating his son's first year of marriage with Carrie Johnson

Stanley Johnson is pictured sharing a laugh ahead of celebrating his son’s first year of marriage with Carrie Johnson

Jacob Rees-Mogg, a key member of his cabinet was also seen arriving at Boris' anniversary party on Saturday

Jacob Rees-Mogg, a key member of his cabinet was also seen arriving at Boris' anniversary party on Saturday

Jacob Rees-Mogg, a key member of his cabinet was also seen arriving at Boris’ anniversary party on Saturday

Nadine Dorries, who consistently launched a staunch defence of Mr Johnson as he clung to power, is seen arriving to the event on Saturday evening

Nadine Dorries, who consistently launched a staunch defence of Mr Johnson as he clung to power, is seen arriving to the event on Saturday evening

Nadine Dorries, who consistently launched a staunch defence of Mr Johnson as he clung to power, is seen arriving to the event on Saturday evening

More guests are pictured arriving at the wedding celebration for Mr and Mrs Johnson today

More guests are pictured arriving at the wedding celebration for Mr and Mrs Johnson today

More guests are pictured arriving at the wedding celebration for Mr and Mrs Johnson today

Actress Holly Valance and her property tycoon husband Nick Candy are seen arriving at Daylesford House in Gloucestershire

Actress Holly Valance and her property tycoon husband Nick Candy are seen arriving at Daylesford House in Gloucestershire

Actress Holly Valance and her property tycoon husband Nick Candy are seen arriving at Daylesford House in Gloucestershire 

Two more guests, one believed to be The Times' correspondent Ross Kempsell, arrive at the party

Two more guests, one believed to be The Times' correspondent Ross Kempsell, arrive at the party

Two more guests, one believed to be The Times’ correspondent Ross Kempsell, arrive at the party

John Whittingdale, Tory MP for Maldon, is pictured pulling into the grounds of 18th-century Daylesford House

John Whittingdale, Tory MP for Maldon, is pictured pulling into the grounds of 18th-century Daylesford House

John Whittingdale, Tory MP for Maldon, is pictured pulling into the grounds of 18th-century Daylesford House

Lord Zac Goldsmith, a great defender of the couple and a Tory strategist on the environment - a particular passion for Mrs Johnson, is also attending tonight's party. Pictured: Another guest arriving at the entrance to the party

Lord Zac Goldsmith, a great defender of the couple and a Tory strategist on the environment - a particular passion for Mrs Johnson, is also attending tonight's party. Pictured: Another guest arriving at the entrance to the party

Lord Zac Goldsmith, a great defender of the couple and a Tory strategist on the environment – a particular passion for Mrs Johnson, is also attending tonight’s party. Pictured: Another guest arriving at the entrance to the party

Boris and Carrie secretly married last year in front of just 30 guests at a church in Westminster during the Covid pandemic

Boris and Carrie secretly married last year in front of just 30 guests at a church in Westminster during the Covid pandemic

Boris and Carrie secretly married last year in front of just 30 guests at a church in Westminster during the Covid pandemic 

A private helicopter arrives at Daylesford House, Gloucs ahead of Boris and Carrie's wedding party

A private helicopter arrives at Daylesford House, Gloucs ahead of Boris and Carrie's wedding party

A private helicopter arrives at Daylesford House, Gloucs ahead of Boris and Carrie’s wedding party

Police speak with anti-Brexit protestor Steve Bray as he demonstrates near the site of Boris and Carrie's wedding celebration

Police speak with anti-Brexit protestor Steve Bray as he demonstrates near the site of Boris and Carrie's wedding celebration

Police speak with anti-Brexit protestor Steve Bray as he demonstrates near the site of Boris and Carrie’s wedding celebration

Sources had claimed the event was initially going to be held at Chequers (above), but No 10 sources confirmed it would be elsewhere

Sources had claimed the event was initially going to be held at Chequers (above), but No 10 sources confirmed it would be elsewhere

Sources had claimed the event was initially going to be held at Chequers (above), but No 10 sources confirmed it would be elsewhere

Gloucestershire eco-friendly barbecue caterer Smoke and Braai supplies grass-fed meats and South African spices to party hosts

Gloucestershire eco-friendly barbecue caterer Smoke and Braai supplies grass-fed meats and South African spices to party hosts

Gloucestershire eco-friendly barbecue caterer Smoke and Braai supplies grass-fed meats and South African spices to party hosts

Insiders have claimed that the coup that forced the PM to resign has had an impact on who would be among the 200 guests – with Michael Gove, who was sacked for telling his old friend to go, said to be among those who have been culled. 

There is also a doubt over Sajid Javid’s invite after he plunged the knife by resigning as Health Secretary earlier this month. 

Mr Javid was part of Carrie’s inner-circle and a close friend having previously been her boss and was part of the select group of Tory MPs who attended her 30th birthday party where Mr Gove performed a rap that healed a rift with Boris when he sank his leadership campaign after their Brexit win in 2016.

His former chancellor Rishi Sunak and current Foreign Secretary Liz Truss are both sure to miss the party as they are on the campaign trail in a bid to replace the outgoing Prime Minister.

Carrie’s best friend Nimco Ali, an activist who has campaigned to end female genital mutilation, is sure to have a key role in the day given she is so close to the couple and is even said to have formed part of their household bubble during the pandemic. 

Henry Newman, known as the leader of the ‘Carrie clique’ in Downing Street, is also likely to be there as will former Gove aide Josh Grimstone. But most advisors will not go.

Green Tory Lord Zac Goldsmith, a great defender of the couple and a Tory strategist on the environment – a passion for Mrs Johnson, is also going, according to The Daily Telegraph. ‘Turbocharged Remainer’ and Old Etonian Hugo Dixon, one of Boris’ oldest friends is also expected to be there.

Guests at Boris and Carrie Johnson’s wedding party are set to dine in style on South African street food at the Cotswolds retreat of Tory mega-donor Lord Bamford today.

At least three street food outlets were pictured arriving at the gorgeous countryside manor house on Friday afternoon, with helicopters heard amassing above.

Daylesford House is the 18th-century home of Lord Bamford, 76, the founder of construction giant JCB and one of the Conservative party’s most prolific donors.

The billionaire Bamfords, who gave £4million to the party in the run-up to the 2019 general election, after handing £100,000 to the Vote Leave campaign, stepped in to fill hosting duties after furore surrounded the Johnsons’ prior plans to hold their wedding party at Chequers.

Lady Bamford and Carrie, in particular, joined forces to orchestrate today’s proceedings, the newspaper reported.

Boris and Carrie had hoped to hold the party at Chequers before furore scuppered the plan

Boris and Carrie had hoped to hold the party at Chequers before furore scuppered the plan

Boris and Carrie had hoped to hold the party at Chequers before furore scuppered the plan

A giant marquee was installed at the site earlier this week in addition to a giant love heart

A giant marquee was installed at the site earlier this week in addition to a giant love heart

 A giant marquee was installed at the site earlier this week in addition to a giant love heart

Grade I-listed Daylesford House is owned by billionaire Tory donors Lord and Lady Bamford

Grade I-listed Daylesford House is owned by billionaire Tory donors Lord and Lady Bamford

Grade I-listed Daylesford House is owned by billionaire Tory donors Lord and Lady Bamford

The Bamfords stepped in to host the Johnsons' wedding fanfare after previous plans collapsed

The Bamfords stepped in to host the Johnsons' wedding fanfare after previous plans collapsed

The Bamfords stepped in to host the Johnsons’ wedding fanfare after previous plans collapsed 

Johnson with Lord Bamford (right), chairman of JCB, at a new JCB factory in Vadodara, Gujarat in April this year

Johnson with Lord Bamford (right), chairman of JCB, at a new JCB factory in Vadodara, Gujarat in April this year

Johnson with Lord Bamford (right), chairman of JCB, at a new JCB factory in Vadodara, Gujarat in April this year

The PM and his wife had planned to toast their marriage with a party at Chequers, the Prime Minister’s grace-and-favour country home in the Chilterns. 

But they were forced to change their plans following Mr Johnson’s resignation and the billionaire Bamfords stepped in.

The couple tied the knot in a secret ceremony at Westminster Cathedral in front of just a handful of guests in May 2021. 

The 30 guests were invited at the last minute, with only a few church officials involved in the preparations for the service 

Lord Bamford, 76, is one of Britain’s most successful industrialists and his fortune has been estimated at £4.6billion. 

 His wife, Lady Carole Bamford OBE, became famous for launching Daylesford Organic Farm, based in the private village but with farm shops across London.

Daylesford House, which is just a mile from Lord and Lady Bamford’s organic farm of the same name, boasts 1,500 acres of manicured gardens including pristine lawns, an 18th-century orangery and a secret garden – complete with octagonal swimming pool, shell grotto and alfresco pizza oven. 

The news follows the installation earlier this week of a giant marquee at the 1,500-acre site, with a giant heart etched in the surrounding grounds.

Downing Street has refused to comment on the occasion, stating it does not discuss private events which do not involve taxpayer funds or ministerial declarations.

Beyond cash handouts, the Tories have also benefited from repeated press conferences staged at JCB’s Staffordshire headquarters.

Boris Johnson made his headline-grabbing Brexit stunt at the factory as part of his general election bid in 2019.

The global digger manufacturer paid him £10,000 just three days before he smashed through a brick wall in a JCB digger.

Beyond politics, the Bamfords hold sway with a long list of British elites, including their friends the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall.

Lady Bamford, whose precise age is unknown, sits on JCB’s board of directors and was awarded in OBE in 2006 for services to children and families.

A former air hostess, Lady Bamford OBE married Sir Anthony in 1974.

They have four children and a haul of houses around the world in addition to a prolific car collection worth tens of millions of pounds.

He’s NOT on the guest list! Stop Brexit Man Steve Bray turns up uninvited to protest outside Boris and Carrie Johnson’s wedding party – and claims fellow campaigner Sylvia has been ARRESTED en route 

By Adam Solomons for MailOnline

So-called ‘Stop Brexit Man’ Steve Bray flouted the tight guest list for Boris and Carrie Johnson’s wedding party to conduct a solo protest today after a friend and fellow campaigner was allegedly arrested nearby.

Photographer Sylvia Yukio Zamperini was taken away in a police car after turning up close to opulent party venue Daylesford House, Gloucestershire, Mr Bray claimed.

In a Facebook post this evening, he wrote: ‘I was supposed to meet Sylvia […] but she called me. She was searched by Police.

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‘A police van and car passed me 20 minutes ago. She was crying and waving frantically from the back of the car. She’s been arrested.’

He added in a subsequent tweet: ‘Police using dirty tactics.’

Gloucester Constabulary did not respond to a MailOnline request for clarification or comment this afternoon.

Steve Bray is pictured conducting a solo protest close to the Johnsons' opulent wedding venue

Steve Bray is pictured conducting a solo protest close to the Johnsons' opulent wedding venue

Steve Bray is pictured conducting a solo protest close to the Johnsons’ opulent wedding venue

A police officer is pictured gesturing toward Bray, who is holding a Boris joker card poster

A police officer is pictured gesturing toward Bray, who is holding a Boris joker card poster

A police officer is pictured gesturing toward Bray, who is holding a Boris joker card poster

Steve, stood next to a banner today, travelled from London and Sylvia came from Birmingham

Steve, stood next to a banner today, travelled from London and Sylvia came from Birmingham

Steve, stood next to a banner today, travelled from London and Sylvia came from Birmingham

Sylvia has described herself as a 'proud European' and has been Bray's right-hand woman for years

Sylvia has described herself as a 'proud European' and has been Bray's right-hand woman for years

Bray's panicked Facebook message posted earlier this afternoon

Bray's panicked Facebook message posted earlier this afternoon

Sylvia (left) has described herself as a ‘proud European’ and has been Bray’s right-hand woman for years. Right: Bray’s panicked Facebook message posted earlier this afternoon

The notorious Parliament demonstrator put out an appeal for urgent legal help on Sylvia’s behalf.

Ms Yukio Zamperini has been Bray’s right-hand woman throughout years of noisy campaigning in and around the parliamentary estate over the past six years.

Describing herself as a ‘proud European’, she often shoots footage of Bray’s flags and banners.

Sylvia travelled to the gorgeous Cotswolds wedding venue from Birmingham, with Steve commuting from London. 

They were supposed to meet close to Daylesford House, but Sylvia had reportedly already been arrested. 

Bray also today posted a video in which he spoke to a local police officer, who’d warned him that loud amplifiers set up to disrupt the party would be confiscated.

The unidentified officer, who Bray’s followers noted was polite and respectful, said he was giving ‘Stop Brexit Man’ a ‘pre-pre-warning’ in the event he tried to sabotage the postponed wedding party.

The infamous campaigner tells the policeman: ‘Look what these guys have done to our lives. I don’t care if it’s a wedding party.’

Rachel Johnson, Boris's sister, was seen arriving at the party in Gloucestershire this afternoon

Rachel Johnson, Boris's sister, was seen arriving at the party in Gloucestershire this afternoon

Rachel Johnson, Boris’s sister, was seen arriving at the party in Gloucestershire this afternoon

Stanley Johnson, Boris' father was also seen arriving at Daylesford House for the party today

Stanley Johnson, Boris' father was also seen arriving at Daylesford House for the party today

Stanley Johnson, Boris’ father was also seen arriving at Daylesford House for the party today

Jacob Rees-Mogg, a key member of the Cabinet, is pictured arriving at Daylesford House

Jacob Rees-Mogg, a key member of the Cabinet, is pictured arriving at Daylesford House

Jacob Rees-Mogg, a key member of the Cabinet, is pictured arriving at Daylesford House

Meanwhile Boris Johnson’s close allies and family members have been pictured arriving at the picturesque Cotswolds venue where the thrice-wed PM and his wife are set to celebrate their nuptial.

The Tory leader’s sister Rachel, their father Stanley, and Minister for Brexit Opportunities Jacob Rees-Mogg have all reported in for Mr Johnson’s lavish party at the Grade I-listed Daylesford House, Gloucestershire.

Friends and family will all join together in celebrating the marriage of Mr Johnson and his wife, Carrie in the picturesque property that sits within 1,500 acres and boasts stunning amenities including a heart-shaped orchard, painstakingly manicured gardens, an 18th century orangery and a luxurious pool.

Around 200 guests, including a dozen or so Conservative MPs, had started gathering at the idyllic mansion, owned by JCB founder and Tory megadonor Lord Bamford, for drinks from 5.30pm.

Boris and Carrie secretly married last year in front of just 30 guests at a church in Westminster during the Covid pandemic. 

It’s thought they had hoped to celebrate their special day in style for some time, with a succession of political crises forcing repeated postponements.

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